Bishop McDevitt News Update

Merry Christmas!

Tis the season to celebrate! Not only are we preparing to Celebrate the Birth of Jesus we are celebrating our students of today and of years past.

We are so proud to announce that

38 students have been accepted to Chestnut Hill College and Holy Family University during the instant decision day sessions. These students were awarded over $685,000 in Merit based scholarship money. Stay tuned as the acceptance letters and college scholarship money continues rolling in.

We are so proud of our Fall Athletes who earned All-Catholic Honors

Volleyball- McKenna Loughney, Leona Lavong, Patricia Templeton

Girls Soccer- Kiara Devore- 2nd Team, Michaela Dwyer-3rd team

Boys Soccer- Dan Erlich- 2nd Team, Joe Duddy-3rd Team

Field Hockey- Mary Bielarski- 2nd Team

Football- Max Bryson- Punter- 1st Team, Dan Fiorella- Kicker- 1st Team, Jaron Macon-WR- 2nd Team, Diavante Lloyd-RB-2nd Team, Jayvonne Campfield-LB-2nd Team, Frank Illingworth-DB-2nd Team

Calling all nominations for the Hall of Fame.

See below how to nominate a Bishop McDevitt Graduate who meets the requirements.

As we approach the end of one year and look forward to a New Year we still have so much to accomplish . We could not do this with out your support. We know, and the students and their families know that there is a significant advantage to being at McDevitt.

Ways to Give

All gifts are fully tax-deductible.


Please make checks payable to "Bishop McDevitt High School. You may send your gift to: Advancement Office, 125 Royal Avenue, Wyncote, PA 19095

Credit Card

Access our secure site by clicking on our donation page below. We accept Master Card, Visa and American Express cards online. You may also call the Advancement Office at 215-887-5575 ext 256.

Matching Gifts

If you work for a company that matches gifts to schools, your contribution to McDevitt may be doubled. We will give you full credit for both gifts. For example, if you give $500 to Annual Giving and your company provides a matching gift of $500, we will list you as a Trustee in our Societies of Giving (gifts of $1000 to $2,499). Please ask for forms in your benefits office.

Corporate Giving thru EITC/OSTC

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers a unique opportunity for businesses in the state to reduce tax liability by contributing to registered scholarship organizations. Gifts to scholarships at McDevitt can generate a tax credit equal to 75% of the contribution, up to a maximum of $750,000 annually. Two-year commitments receive a 90% tax reduction up to a maximum of $750,000 each year.

To learn more about any of these ways of giving please contact me at the email or phone number below.